Hope for The Warriors Spouse & Caregiver Scholarship

The Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship Program identifies, recognizes, and rewards post-9/11 spouses/caregivers for their strength, fidelity, and resolve despite adversity. Scholarships aid in continued education at a reputable, accredited university, college, or trade school for spouses/caregivers as they assume critical roles in the financial well being of their families.

  • Honorary Scholarship – Awarded to those seeking graduate or post-graduate degree.
  • New Beginnings Scholarship – Awarded to those pursuing entry level classes or training.
  • Restoring Family Scholarship – Awarded to Spouses of the Fallen
  • Restoring Hope Scholarship – Awarded to an MSW Student
  • Restoring Self Scholarship – Awarded to those seeking any undergraduate degree.

Caregiver and Military Spouse Scholarships are made payable to the scholarship recipient’s institution for payment of tuition, books and supplies. The scholarship is for U.S. Colleges and universities only.

Selection Process

Applicants must complete and submit the application/certification forms along with:

  • Proof of service
  • Proof of injury/death
  • Original essay
  • Two-page questionnaire
  • One letter of recommendation

Incomplete packages will not be accepted. All documentation must be clear and legible. Illegible and unclear documentation will be rejected. Applicants will be selected for scholarship award recommendation based on their eligibility, their commitment to succeed as indicated by academic achievement, personal goals, letters of recommendation and resume, and their original essay response. Scholarship award recommendations and final selection will be at the discretion of the Hope For The Warriors Scholarship Committee. Applicant anonymity will be preserved during the selection process. All members of the Scholarship committee are ineligible for scholarships.

To apply, click to Apply For Services.

If you have previously applied for a scholarship, please update your client portal to indicate you are interested in the next scholarship application period. Click “apply for services” to access your client portal.

Era of Service: 
OEF-OIF Post 9-11
Programs for Family Members: 
Military Spouse
Surviving Spouse
Vet Spouse
VA Disability Rating Requirement: 
No Disability Requirement
Discharges Allowed: 
No Minimum Discharge